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‘The Young and the Restless’ Cast News: ‘Y&R’ Producer Jill Farren Phelps ‘Approached’ Michael Muhney or Billy Miller to Return to the Show


“The Young and the Restless” (Y&R) fans are not yet over Michael Muhney and Billy Miller’s exit that took place earlier this year. Billy is currently being played by former “Y&R” actor David Tom, but it remains to be seen who will take over Michael Muhney’s character Adam Newman. Both Michael Muhney and Billy Miller were fan favorites. According to the latest update, show-runner Jill Farren Phelps reached out to one of the actors about returning to the Emmy Award winning CBS soap opera. Since the major cast shakeup the ratings have dropped. The long-running soap opera has lost “one-million and five hundred thousand viewers,” in last six months. The report also revealed that Jill Farren Phelps has realized the “massive mistake she made in letting go one of the show’s popular and talented actors.” Furthermore, she may have also begged that actor to return to the show. She reportedly “approached this actor to return,” reveals the report. However, she made a “terrible offer” and she was “quickly rebuffed,” according to the report. Celebrity Dirty Laundry reports it was either Michael Muhney or Billy Miller, who she approached. Michelle Stafford who played the role of Phyllis and has now joined the cast of rival daytime soap opera “General Hospital.”Billy Miller was immediately replaced by David Tom as his character Billy Abbott. As for Michael Muhney’s Adam Newman, there is no official confirmation who would be taking over the role. Although, it seems the show is laying the ground for Adam Newman’s return who was earlier thought to be dead by Genoa City residents. Meanwhile, fans have not been too welcoming of Billy Miller’s replacement David Tom. David played the role for three years before Ryan Brown took over the role in 2002. As for Michael Muhney, he portrayed well-loved character Adam Newman for six years before he was fired from “The Young and the Restless” after allegations of sexual harassment to one of his fellow cast members surfaced. Would you like to see the old Billy or Adam come back?